bc211 Launches Seniors’ Transportation Information Service

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bc211 Launches Seniors’ Transportation Information Service

bc211 Launches Seniors’ Transportation Information Service

As part of BC Seniors’ Week, June 4th to 9th, bc211, in partnership with Seniors on the Move, is launching a Seniors’ Transportation Information phone service. With support from ICBC, Vancouver Coastal Health and TransLink, and funding from the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors program, […]

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One Third of Canadian Seniors at Nutrition Risk

One Third of Canadian Seniors at Nutrition Risk

Eating well is vital no matter what our age.  For Canadian seniors this is becoming an ever-growing challenge with one third of seniors classified as being at nutrition risk. Access to nutritious and personally acceptable foods can be diminished by decreased mobility, financial strains and changes in […]

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Alzheimer’s: Supporting the Caregivers

Alzheimer’s: Supporting the Caregivers

According to the World Health Organization’s World Alzheimer Report 2012, up to 75% of family caregivers develop a psychological illness as a result of their caregiving for a family member with Alzheimer’s. Support groups can help share the burden and ensure the quality of life for family […]

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